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Full Cast Announced for SEVEN GUITARS at Arena Stage Photo Full Cast Announced for SEVEN GUITARS at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2020

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has announced the company for August Wilson's Seven Guitars. Tazewell Thompson (Arena's Jubilee) will direct this Tony Award-nominated play. Set in 1940s Pittsburgh, seven lives are interconnected when old friend and blues singer Floyd Barton vows to turn his life around after a surprise windfall leaves him hopeful for a second chance.

Ohio University Launches Reimagined BFA Program Photo Ohio University Launches Reimagined BFA Program
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2019

In the fall of 2019 the Ohio University School of Theater will welcome its first class to an exciting new chapter of its undergraduate Theater Performance degree program. Two interrelated four-year degree tracks will now be offered in either acting or musical theater, with an innovative curricular approach designed to prepare students for the rapidly changing theater industry.

Seattle Theater Writers Announce the Eighth Annual Nominations of the 2018 Gypsy Rose Photo Seattle Theater Writers Announce the Eighth Annual Nominations of the 2018 Gypsy Rose Lee Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2019

Seattle's critics' circle announces Nominees of Excellence in Seattle theatrical productions. Spanning dozens of theater companies and productions, from large and prominent to small and humble, the Gypsy Rose Lee Awards honor the excellence found in the myriad of professional theater productions that we reviewers attend in a year.

TWO TRAINS RUNNING Extends at Arena Stage Photo TWO TRAINS RUNNING Extends at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2018

August Wilson's masterpiece drama on the civil rights movement, Two Trains Running, will receive an additional five performances during its run at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Under the direction of Juliette Carrillo and in a co-production with Seattle Repertory Theatre, Two Trains Running now plays through May 6, 2018 on the Fichandler Stage.

BWW Review: TWO TRAINS RUNNING at Arena Stage is Worthy of Another Look Photo BWW Review: TWO TRAINS RUNNING at Arena Stage is Worthy of Another Look
by Jennifer Perry - Apr 8, 2018

BWW Interview: 29 and Counting at Arena for TWO TRAINS RUNNING's David Emerson Toney Photo BWW Interview: 29 and Counting at Arena for TWO TRAINS RUNNING's David Emerson Toney
by Benjamin Tomchik - Mar 20, 2018

It is not uncommon for actors to have multiple credits at the same theatre. However, to say that David Emerson Toney has appeared at Arena Stage several times would be a bit of an understatement.

Arena Stage Announces Full Cast for TWO TRAINS RUNNING Photo Arena Stage Announces Full Cast for TWO TRAINS RUNNING
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the full company for August Wilson's quintessential epic drama Two Trains Running. Confronted with a rapidly changing world in the wake of the death of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the looming demolition of Memphis Lee's diner, Memphis and his regular customers struggle to maintain their solidarity and sense of pride.

BWW Review: Seattle Rep's TWO TRAINS RUNNING Undercut with Quiet Strength Photo BWW Review: Seattle Rep's TWO TRAINS RUNNING Undercut with Quiet Strength
by Jay Irwin - Jan 18, 2018

The Seattle Rep, fortunately for all of us, has long held a special relationship with the works of August Wilson. They're one of the few theaters in the country to have done his entire Century Cycle sometimes premiering those plays as was the case with 'Two Trains Running' which they produced back in 1991 and have brought back to us this season. And as always, Wilson's plays still resonate and the Rep, this time in conjunction with Arena Stage, continues to present them with tons of honesty and heart.

Photo Flash: Seattle Rep Stages TWO TRAINS RUNNING Photo Photo Flash: Seattle Rep Stages TWO TRAINS RUNNING
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

With great excitement, Seattle Repertory Theatre kicks off 2018 with its production of August Wilson's poetic masterpiece, Two Trains Running. A cast of seven-Eugene Lee (Memphis Lee), Nicole Lewis (Risa), William Hall Jr. (West), Carlton Byrd (Sterling), Reginald Andre Jackson (Wolf), David Emerson Toney (Holloway), and Frank Riley III (Hambone)-portray the denizens of a Pittsburgh diner who are all reckoning with a revolutionary time in history - the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s.

August Wilson's TWO TRAINS RUNNING Takes the Stage at Seattle Rep Photo August Wilson's TWO TRAINS RUNNING Takes the Stage at Seattle Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

With great excitement, Seattle Repertory Theatre kicks off 2018 with its production of August Wilson's poetic masterpiece, Two Trains Running. A cast of seven-Eugene Lee (Memphis Lee), Nicole Lewis (Risa), William Hall Jr. (West), Carlton Byrd (Sterling),Reginald Andre Jackson (Wolf), David Emerson Toney (Holloway), and Frank Riley III(Hambone)-portray the denizens of a Pittsburgh diner who are all reckoning with a revolutionary time in history - the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s

Cast Complete for August Wilson's TWO TRAINS RUNNING at Seattle Rep Photo Cast Complete for August Wilson's TWO TRAINS RUNNING at Seattle Rep
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

Seattle Repertory Theatre today announced the full ensemble cast of Two Trains Running, August Wilson's slice-of-life portrait of a defining moment in American history.

BWW Review: THE LITTLE FOXES at Arena Stage
by Heather Nadolny - Oct 2, 2016

Lillian Hellman's THE LITTLE FOXES comes to Arena Stage at an uncannily resonant time. Amidst the opulent Victorian decor and genteel Southern manners there is, at its dark heart, a family that will do anything to maintain its status and a small town that will suffer for it. Now, more than ever, this show with its immensely talented cast needs to be seen.

Firehouse Theatre to Present WAIT UNTIL DARK, 9/18-10/18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Susy Hendrix lives her life in the dark... but she's about to find out just how dark it can get. This fallFirehouse Theatrepresents the thriller from the author of Dial 'M' for Murder, Wait Until Dark by Frederick Knott. Directed by Helen Hayes Award winner and Richmond Theatre Critics Circle Award nominee David Emerson Toney ('night, Mother), Wait Until Dark will play 15 performances, September 18 - October 18, 2014. Opening Night is Friday, September 19.

Firehouse Theatre Presents WAIT UNTIL DARK, Now thru 10/18
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Susy Hendrix lives her life in the dark... but she's about to find out just how dark it can get. This fallFirehouse Theatrepresents the thriller from the author of Dial 'M' for Murder, Wait Until Dark by Frederick Knott. Directed by Helen Hayes Award winner and Richmond Theatre Critics Circle Award nominee David Emerson Toney ('night, Mother), Wait Until Dark will play 15 performances, today, September 18 - October 18, 2014. Opening Night is Friday, September 19.

Firehouse Theatre to Present WAIT UNTIL DARK, 9/18-10/18
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

Susy Hendrix lives her life in the dark... but she's about to find out just how dark it can get. This fallFirehouse Theatrepresents the thriller from the author of Dial 'M' for Murder, Wait Until Dark by Frederick Knott. Directed by Helen Hayes Award winner and Richmond Theatre Critics Circle Award nominee David Emerson Toney ('night, Mother), Wait Until Dark will play 15 performances, September 18 - October 18, 2014. Opening Night is Friday, September 19.

Firehouse Theatre to Launch 20th Anniversary Season with 'NIGHT, MOTHER, 9/19-10/19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2013

FIREHOUSE THEATRE begins its 20th Anniversary season this fall with the gripping tale 'night, Mother by Kentucky playwright Marsha Norman. Winner of the 1983 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, this eloquent, enthralling and ultimately shattering play explores the final hour in the life of a young woman who has decided that life is no longer worth living. Directed by Helen Hayes Award recipient David Emerson Toney, 'night, Mother plays at Firehouse Theatre September 19 - October 19.

Ford's Theatre Society Presents NECESSARY SACRIFICES, 1/20-2/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2012

The Ford's Theatre Society presents the world premiere of the newly commissioned play Necessary Sacrifices by Richard Hellesen, directed by Jennifer L. Nelson from January 20-February 12, 2012. Necessary Sacrifices explores the two documented White House encounters between Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln during a period of national crisis. The production stars David Selby as Abraham Lincoln and David Emerson Toney as Frederick Douglass. The play is presented in connection with the opening of the new Ford's Theatre Center for Education and Leadership (514 Tenth Street NW, Washington, D.C.) in February 2012.

David Emerson Toney Steps Down from NECESSARY SACRIFICES; Ford's Theatre Cancels Preview Performances
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2012

Due to a private health matter, David Emerson Toney has withdrawn from the cast of the Ford's Theatre Society production of Necessary Sacrifices. Ford's Theatre is currently searching for a replacement actor to play the role of Frederick Douglass. In order to allow sufficient rehearsal time for the new cast member, Ford's Theatre has canceled four preview performances between January 20 and January 24. A revised performance schedule will be announced soon.

Ford's Theatre Society Presents NECESSARY SACRIFICES, 1/20-2/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2012

The Ford's Theatre Society presents the world premiere of the newly commissioned play Necessary Sacrifices by Richard Hellesen, directed by Jennifer L. Nelson from January 20-February 12, 2012. Necessary Sacrifices explores the two documented White House encounters between Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln during a period of national crisis. The production stars David Selby as Abraham Lincoln and David Emerson Toney as Frederick Douglass. The play is presented in connection with the opening of the new Ford's Theatre Center for Education and Leadership (514 Tenth Street NW, Washington, D.C.) in February 2012.

Area Stars Join The Theatre Lab for Dramathon to Raise Scholarship Funds
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2011

On May 20th, favorite Washington actors Sarah Marshall, Jennifer Mendenhall, Kim Schraf, Craig Wallace, MaryBeth Wise, Christopher Henley, Donna Migliaccio and Deidra Starnes will perform in readings of new plays by favorite Washington playwrights Ari Roth, Norman Allen, Ally Currin, David Emerson Toney , Renee Calarco, Elizabeth Pringle, Pamela Leahigh, and Keith Bridges at Theater J from 11pm to 1am.

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